Permission rights in Windows 10

  1. Posts : 23
    Windows 10

    Permission rights in Windows 10

    I have two user accounts on my computer one admistrator user and one standard user. I also have one separated hard drive dedicated for user data: images, documents, videos... I tried to hide this hard drive from the standard user folling this process:

    1.- Right click on the hard drive
    2.- In the contextual menu I clicked Properties
    3.- Click on the Security tab
    4.- In the Group or user name I selected Users
    5.- I click on Edit with administration permissions
    6.- I unticked all the Allow tickboxes
    7.- I clicked on Apply
    -> The hard drive became not accessible either by the Administratior user as by the standard user

    Afterwards I reverted the configuration. Unfortunatelly Windows is presenting a lot of permission rights issues also from the Administrator:
    - I cannot create shorcuts in the Desktop.
    The following message is displayed: "Windows could not create the shortcut. Check to see if the disk is full"
    - I can't open a file with a program, the following message is displayed: "You don't have permissions to open this file. Contact the file owner or an administrator to obtain permissions"
    - The new contextual menu in Desktop does not allow to create new items like new folder, new file, etc. (see attached screenshot)

    Permission rights in Windows 10-new-contextual-menu.png

    Can anyone help me to solve the permission rights issues?
      My Computer

  2. Posts : 4,554
    Windows 11 Pro 64-bit

    You can repair file permissions with Windows Repair tool.

    - Download Windows Repair All-In-One (Portable Version) from here.
      My Computer

  3. Posts : 6,979
    windows 10

    With permission you must always set allow before you do any deny or your in trouble and care needs to be taken if you deny everyone admin is a member of that group as well
      My Computer


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